Auction 88, Lot 278

"Syria, Cypern, Palestina, Mesopotamia, Babylonia, zwey Arabia mit Bergen, Wasseren und Stetten", Munster/Petri

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.2 x 12.5 inches
36.1 x 31.8 cm

Beautiful woodblock map of the region from the Mediterranean (with Cyprus prominently shown) to the Persian Gulf, and from southern Turkey to the Red Sea. Title in German text above the map with two text blocks within the map. A tiny ship sails in the sea. In beautiful and rarely seen contemporary color. Ref: Laor #525. Very light damp stain at center, more noticeable from verso, still overall very good.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $475 - $600

Sold for: $350

Closed on 10/2/1999

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